Journalist Safraz Manzoor, who wrote the screenplay for the movie "Blinded by the Light," shares with a crowd at the Original Thinkers festival in Telluride the role of Bruce Springsteen in his life as a young teenager in working class Great Britain. The photograph of Manzoor shows him on the final day of filming as the cast dances to "Born to Run." (Jason Blevins, The Colorado Sun)

What does music really do to us? Original Thinkers festival taps The Boss, scientists and revolutionaries for the answer

Egyptian protest musician Remy Essam, journalist Sarfraz Manzoor and researcher Bernadette Gonzalez experience music as savior, healer and peaceful weapon.

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Colorado is owed 9,900 acres by the federal government. But getting that land could mean no more recreating on it.

The federal government wants to settle a 143-year-old debt to Colorado with a grant of 9,900 acres across 16 counties. Some of those grants would block access to hunting, fishing and other recreation on other BLM land.

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The indoor climbing industry is booming on a foundation bolted to Colorado’s Front Range

Colorado has 39 indoor rock gyms that are spurring innovation and growth while luring massive capital investment.

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Colorado skiers will soon be able to take a bus from Denver to A-Basin, Loveland and Steamboat

Gov. Jared Polis said during a ceremony at Denver’s Union Station that the “Snowstang” service, which begins Dec. 14, will be “really convenient” and “super easy"